C James Block

C James Block
(Graduated 3/11/2020)

Dissertation Mentor: Guojun Wu, Ph.D. 

Research Focus: Post-transcriptional RNA regulation during the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition
Grants, Awards, Scholarships: 
2018 Third Place, Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, WSU.
2017 Graduate Student Research Day Honorable Mention
2017 Cancer Biology Graduate Research Symposium 3rd Place Tie - Poster Presentation
Board of Governor's Scholarship, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Cancer Biology Director's Award, Wayne State University
Dong L, Meng F, Wu L, Mitchell AV, Block CJ, Zhang B, Craig DB, Jang H, Chen W, Yang Q, Wu G. Cooperative oncogenic effect and cell signaling crosstalk of co-occurring HER2 and mutant PIK3CA in mammary epithelial cells. International Journal of Oncology. 2017;51:1320-30.

James Block, Fanyan Meng, Guojun Wu. "Reversing cancer stemness." Aging. Nov 2015;7:893-4.

BS in Biology, Magna cum laude, Hillsdale College
M.D. (in progress), Wayne State University School of Medicine

Hometown: Frankenmuth, MI